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Cover for Bed bugs.

This chapter contains key questions regarding bed bugs including distinction, taxonomy, survival, morphology and such.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.; Koehler, P.; Pereira, R.; Dye, D. D., II
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620155)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: history, taxonomy, and domestication of the rabbit.

The potential output of rabbit meat and fur production, rabbits as pets and laboratory animal, and factors limiting rabbit production are discussed in this chapter while highlighting its history, taxonomy and domestication.

Author(s)
Lukefahr, S. D.; McNitt, J. I.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249781)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy, botany and physiology.

This chapter focuses on the botany and physiology of the horticulturally important fig (Ficus carica) species. Through understanding of its reproductive complexity and developmental biology, complete genome sequencing could place the fig as a model plant in horticulture and evolutionary biology....

Author(s)
Gaaliche, B.; Narzary, D.; Ben Mimoun, M.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of the name <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bactrocera papayae</i> Drew &amp; Hancock.

This chapter discusses the status of the name Bactrocera papayae. It considers the synonymy proposed by Schutze et al. (2015a) to be incorrect and unjustified, and continue to regard B. papayae as the valid name for populations occurring from southern Thailand to Papua New Guinea.

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Supraspecific classification.

The definitions of genera and subgenera used in the classification of the Dacini have been in a continual state of change for over a century. The early definitions were based on often homoplasious morphological characters, some examples for the Oriental and Australian regions being Tryon (1927),...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Systematic analysis of the fauna of Papua New Guinea and associated biogeographical territories.

This chapter presents the classification of the dacine fauna of Papua New Guinea and associated biogeographical territories into two genera, Bactrocera Macquart (with 21 subgenera) and Dacus Fabricius (with three subgenera). These include the subgenus Diplodacus May, which occurs in north-eastern...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy.

This chapter provides information on the taxonomy, morphology, distribution and host plants 25 new species of fruit flies from the genera Bactrocera and Dacus.

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New information on known species.

This chapter focuses on new information (such as taxonomy, morphology, distribution and hosts) of known species of fruit flies (Bactrocera daruensis, B. denigrata, B. longicornis, B. nigella, B. thistletoni and B. torresiae) from Papua New Guinea and associated islands.

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

Given the rich rainforest flora of Papua New Guinea, which includes some 8000 known plant species, it is understandable why this land mass contains such a rich dacine fauna, with the largest number of species of any land mass across the entire Asian/Pacific region. Major collections of Dacini have...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Figs in history and art.

This chapter describes some of the ways in which humans used figs in different ancient civilizations. The collection of images of individual figs in the field of art and history highlights both the importance and diversity of this interaction. The rich connection between art and horticultural...

Author(s)
Namdar, D.; Ziffer, I.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242478)
Type
Book chapter

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